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Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Condemns NCUA’s Action, Calls for Congressional Oversight

National
The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers vigorously condemned today’s action by the National Credit Union Administration, calling the NCUA’s decision to effectively reduce the number of appraisals required for commercial real estate loans irresponsible, radical and dangerous
NAHB

Builder Confidence Holds Firm in July

National
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 65 in July, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.
NAHB

Single-Family Starts Increase in June

National
Single-family gains helped offset a drop in multifamily production as total housing starts edged 0.9 percent lower in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department

Schumer, Wyden, Menendez, Senate Democrats Unveil New Legislation To Restore Homeowners’ Ability To Work...

National
After IRS Blocked Homeowners’ Ability To Work Around Harmful GOP Tax Law Caps On SALT Deduction, Senate Dems Introduce Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution Of Disapproval To Nullify The IRS’s Rule
NAR

Realtor® Survey Shows Decline in Foreign Investment in U.S. Residential Real Estate

National
A decline in global growth and low housing inventory contributed to a drop in foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate over the past year

POAH continues expansion in Chicago and suburbs

National
POAH significantly extended its footprint in the Chicago area this spring with the acquisition of nearly 700 affordable rental apartments in the City and two suburbs, bringing to close to 1,800 the number of units it has preserved or created in the area since establishing a presence there in 2008.

Mattapan Station Development in Boston Moves Forward

National
The Department of Housing Community Development (DHCD) and the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) announced funding awards to POAH and Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation
ASE

Alliance Applauds Senate Committee Approval Of Suite Of Energy Efficiency Bills

National
The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke after the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources advanced several energy efficiency bills Tuesday
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

National
 Mortgage applications decreased 1.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 12, 2019.
MBA

Kristy Fercho of Flagstar Bank Nominated to be 2020 MBA Vice Chairman

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that Kristy Fercho, Executive Vice President, President of Mortgage at Flagstar Bank, has been nominated to serve as MBA's Vice Chairman for the 2020 membership year.
FEMA

FEMA Offers Repair and Rebuilding Advice on Building Back Stronger

National
As Oklahomans rebuild and repair homes and businesses damaged by the recent storms and flooding, FEMA and Lowe’s have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.
Center for American Progress

New CAP Analysis Uncovers Persistent Discrimination Against African American Borrowers in the Housing Market

National
New analysis from the Center for American Progress uncovers numerous signs of persistent residential segregation among African American home mortgage borrowers, a troubling finding as the Trump
NYU Furman Center

NYU Furman Center and Abt Associates Announce Inaugural Cities Selected for Local Housing Solutions

New York
The NYU Furman Center and Abt Associates announced today the cities of Atlanta, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and San Antonio as the first cohort selected to participate in the inaugural Local Housing Solutions Institute
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Housing Preservation Fund Milestone at Worthington Woods in Ward 8

National
On Friday, July 12, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will mark the preservation of the Worthington Woods Apartments in the Congress Heights neighborhood and celebrate the 1,000th unit funded by her Housing Preservation Fund.
Mercy Housing

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Donates Thousands of Dollars to Low-Income Students’ Education

National
Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing organization, partnered with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants to provide students in need with this grant for their hard work and vision.
New Hanover County

NHC letter strongly opposes HUD proposal to evict immigrant families

National
WASHINGTON, DC - (RealEstateRama) - The National Housing Conference (NHC) strongly opposes the eviction of immigrant families that include undocumented individuals, as advocated in a...

CREW Network Members Garner 42 Real Estate Forum Women of Influence Honors

National
CREW Network members garnered 42 Women of Influence honors from Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com's 26th annual awards program recognizing outstanding individuals in the industry.

New Hanover County Register Of Deeds Offers Online Certified Copy Service

National
The New Hanover County Register of Deeds Office, which is the custodian and manager for real estate-related documents, vital records and DD214s of the county,
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Celebrates the Preservation of Over 1,000 Affordable Homes through the Housing Preservation...

National
at the Worthington Woods apartments in Ward 8, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a new affordable housing milestone in DC – more than 1,000 affordable homes preserved using funds from the Housing Preservation Fund. With the closing of seven projects, including Worthington Woods
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Joins Washington, D.C. Mayor to Celebrate 1000th Affordable Unit Preserved through...

National
Capital Impact Partners, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) today announced the financing of the first two projects through their partnership

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.